TROPICÁLIA

By Marcelo MACHADO

BOSSA NOVA FILMS - as PROD

Documentary - Completed 2012

Tropicalia' brings a contemporary look into this important cultural movement, which exploded in Brazil in the late 1960s. It mixes valuable archive material especially recovered for the production and encounters with the icons of the movement such as Caetano Veloso, Gilberto Gil, Tom Ze and others.

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San Sebastian FF 2012
Zabaltegi Specials
    • Year of production
    • 2012
    • Genres
    • Documentary
    • Countries
    • BRAZIL
    • Languages
    • BRAZILIAN-PORTUGUESE
    • Duration
    • 87 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Marcelo MACHADO
    • Writer(s)
    • Di MORETTI, Marcelo MACHADO
    • Producer(s)
    • Denise GOMES (Bossa Nova Films), Paula COSENZA (Bossa Nova Films)
    • Synopsis
    • Many years after the “explosion” of the Tropicalia movement in 1967, 1968 and 1969, it still influences the cultural production both domestically and internationally.
      “Tropicalia” is a feature length documentary that revisits this important Brazilian cultural movement through the recovery of valuable archives and exclusive encounters with renowned foreign artists and Brazilian “Tropicalia” icons such as Caetano Veloso and Gilberto Gil, among others.
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